Beautifully finished 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath end unit townhouse with double garage located in the Enclave of Castle Keep in sought after Aspen Woods. This end unit provides many additional side windows so the entire property is light and open. Immaculately maintained it is in as-new condition. The SW facing patio with gas BBQ line is just off the dining room which is open to the kitchen and family room. The front windows all look out to the tree grove and greenspace. Upgrades include quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and large centre island with raised bar. Hardwood floors run the length of the main level. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms including a master bedroom with walk in closet and 3 piece bath with extra- large, standing shower. The laundry is located on the upper level. Walking distance to Webber Academy and very close to Aspen Landing and the LRT. Showings by appointment only.

 

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It is just after the Easter holiday. Most folks with children will be returning to normal routines after the spring school breaks. There's a touch of snow on the ground, but it should be gone in a couple of days, and with spring comes our seasonally busiest time of the year in Calgary's real estate market. 

On Saturday I was showing a client homes in NW Calgary. Of the 8 we wished to view, 4 were under contract. Price range $400,000 - $440,000. As sellers now most often keep their listings active during the condition period, there is lag time before the status is posted on a property. Very few conditionally sold (CS) signs are now posted so we most often only see the property Active and then Sold when looking at the sign in the front yard.  A Realtor can determine through their online systems the actual status of the property in question. Has this aspect changed part of your perception of the market?  I always want my clients to have the best available information to help them make informed decisions. 

I watch numbers such as rates of new listings (which are now lower than last year for the recent few weeks), sales to list ratios, list price to sale price ratios, and some other interesting statistics / market trends. There's a whole lot more to talk about than the average price posted on the evening news.  If you want to chat about your plans I'm happy to share my opinion. It does really matter on location, condition, property type, price range and who you engage to help you with the process. Homeowners and investors make different choices. We all need a home and need to live somewhere. Whether renting or buying, do your math and I'm here if you have any questions.

Here are some interesting tidbits that could save you some money if you are planning a purchase this spring.

On July 1 the land title fees are increasing as part of the new Alberta budget. Close on your home before June 15 to ensure your registration avoid the July 1 fee increase. It will be the registration date, not your closing date, which will determine the fee you pay so closing by mid-June provides roughly 2 weeks for the registration of the property to transfer.

CMHC is increasing mortgage insurance fees for those with less than a 10% downpayment effective June 1.  For the average Canadian homeowner the higher premium will result in an increase of approximately $5 to their monthly mortgage payment. You can avoid the premium increase by getting your preapproval in place before the deadline. 

For all your real estate needs or questions I'm here to help. Please contact me at monika@monikafurtado.com

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This move in ready home in Nolan Hill is walking distance to the parks and new retail under development. The Trico Homes Delbridge II offers an open plan layout across the entire main level. The living room flows to a large dining area and then to the large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, dark maple cabinets and large island which looks out to the main level. This is a great entertaining space to host friends and family. Large windows, hardwood floors and stone work around the gas fireplace add to the appeal. Step out to the south facing deck complete with stairs to the backyard. The main floor also offers laundry, powder room and a spacious entry. Upstairs provides a bright master bedroom with 4 piece ensuite with separate tub and shower as well as a walk-in closet. A full bath and two additional bedrooms complete the upper level. The basement is unfinished with large windows and roughed-in bath. Double rear gravel parking pad with ample room for a garage.

 

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Stunning detached home by Stephens Fine Homes located on a quiet tree lined street in Altadore. Excellent central location close to downtown, parks, schools, shops and Marda Loop. This 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home is exceptionally finished and has a sought after west backyard for those late summer evenings. Design details include an open riser curved staircase, wide plank hand scraped walnut hardwood floors, extensive lighting details, coffered ceilings in the dining area and living room, 8 ft doors, 9 ft ceilings on all levels, upgraded appliance package, granite counters, painted maple shaker cabinets, staircase skylight, upper level laundry with built-ins, double sided stone fireplace in the master as well as separate his/hers closets. Basement includes a large rec room with wet bar, bedroom and full bath. The curb appeal shines with custom stonework, aggregate walks, deck with glass rail and landscaping. Showings by appointment only. Floorplans and upgrade sheet available.

 

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